Public invited to give vets a Custer County sendoff

Staff Writer

The public is invited to line the streets of Broken Bow to give eight veterans a Custer County sendoff as they leave for the Dawson County Hero Flight next Wednesday.

The veterans will leave the Veterans Memorial Building on 1st Avenue in Broken Bow at 10:15 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The route is 1st Avenue from the Veterans Memorial Building to Hwy 2/South E; west Hwy 2/South E to the Square; south on Hwy 21.

The public is also invited to attend the Community Sendoff with a free meal at the Heartland Military Museum in Lexington at noon.

There will be a program and entertainment then 25 veterans from Central Nebraska and their escorts will leave at 2 p.m. for a three day trip to Washington, D.C.